Matthew E.K. Hall
RankRegular Faculty - Associate Professor
Ph.D. (with distinction), Political Science, Yale University
Research and Teaching Interests
American political institutions, judicial behavior, personality psychology, constitutional law, and research methods
Matthew Hall specializes in American political institutions with an emphasis on judicial behavior and policy implementation. His book, The Nature of Supreme Court Power (Cambridge University Press, 2011), won the C. Herman Pritchett Award for Best Book on Law and Courts from the American Political Science Association. He has also published numerous articles in leading journals, including the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Political Analysis, Public Opinion Quarterly, and the Journal of Law and Courts. He is currently pursuing a variety of research projects, including (1) the role of personality traits in shaping judicial behavior and (2) the influence of institutional design on representation in the American states.
Office HoursMondays 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Wednesdays 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Office: 2047 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
Department of Political Science
2060 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556